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3 Former Wrestling Stars Have All Reportedly Passed Away

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The wrestling world is mourning today.

Three former wrestling stars - Nikolai Volkoff, Brian Lawler and Brickhouse Brown - have all passed away from different causes, according to a report.

Volkoff, 70, reportedly died shortly after being released from the hospital. Brown, 57, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. Lawler was reportedly hospitalized after allegedly hanging himself in jail.

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter confirmed the tragic news.

"Just to confirm, Nikolai Volkoff, Brian Lawler and Brickhouse Brown have all passed away. Very sad day for pro wrestling," he tweeted.

Our thoughts are with the friends and families of Nikolai, Brian and Brickhouse.

May they all rest in peace.